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— Unstuck! Lightening the Heart of the Family Caregiver With Humor featuring Peter Rosenberger Thursday, August 25th  7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT Listen up family caregivers: humor is an expression of a healthy heart — not a defense mechanism! After more than 30 years as a family caregiver for his wife, Gracie, including 78 operations, 60 doctors in 12 hospitals and $9 million in medical bills, Peter Rosenberger has learned: it’s OK to laugh! Join him for this free online event …

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— US Senator Heller and Representative Dina Titus are the recipients of the 2016 “Champion of the 50+” legislative leadership award for their significant achievements during the 114th Congress. Senator Heller and Congresswoman Titus received their awards for creating safe access to transportation options with their reintroduction of the Safe Streets Act, which ensures that streets and intersections are designed with adequate pedestrian safeguards in mind. The bill became law as a provision in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST) …

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—     AARP Nevada is proud to once again sponsor Senior Fest – the largest senior information expo in northern Nevada. Senior Fest 2016 will be held on Tuesday, September 6, at the Reno Town Mall, 4001 S. Virginia Street. The annual event connects Nevadans with information, resources and services in the community so they can live with independence, dignity and purpose. AARP Nevada will be a featured speaker at the event, discussing Take A Stand, AARP’s campaign to press …

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—   Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity gets stolen. And, unfortunately, there are new scams popping up every day across Nevada and the nation. Con artists use a multitude of scams to steal your hard-earned money – from identify theft to investment fraud and through phishing on social media. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network – to arm people of all ages with the tools and information they need to spot and avoid scams so they can protect themselves …

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—   The Nevada Ballet Theatre and AARP Nevada have joined together once again to offer AARP members, friends and family the opportunity to enjoy Nevada Ballet Theatre’s performances at a special price. Discount tickets are available for select performances of several shows in the 2016 – 2017 season, including: The Sleeping Beauty (October 22 & 23, 2016) The Nutcracker (December 10 – 24, 2016) Swan Lake (February 25 & 26, 2017) Peter Pan (May 13 & 14, 2017)   Advance …

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— Interview skills can always be improved and practiced, so don’t miss out and go into your next interview cold! AARP wants to help you by taking you behind the scenes of an interview, and help you learn what questions to ask, and what questions to avoid. Don’t miss our interactive  webinar “Interview Intel: Behind the Scenes Advice to Win Your Job” featuring AARP Jobs expert Kerry Hannon  Tuesday August 9th at 3PM ET/ 2PM CT. Be sure to Register NOW! …

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—     Did you know? The average Social Security recipient in Nevada draws a benefit of $1251 per month. However, if nothing is done to update the program, that benefit will be cut 25% in 2034. Across the Silver State, 1,236,000 Nevadans are working hard and paying in to Social Security with every paycheck. Now, we need to keep Social Security strong, so you get the money you’ve earned. If you share our commitment to strengthen Social Security for future …

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—     Join AARP on Tuesday, September 20 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET for AARP’s free Virtual Career Fair. This live event is a great way for job seekers to: Re-charge their job search Connect with local and national employers and volunteer organizations, such as American Red Cross, AT&T, Toys R Us, and UnitedHealth Group Chat with recruiters, submit résumés, view job openings, and tap into on-site educational resources Get timely job search advice during four live webinars …

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— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation program and we’re recruiting volunteers in Nevada to assist in the 2017 tax season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in conjunction with the IRS and all volunteers interested in preparing taxes will receive training on the latest tax preparation forms and software prior to working with taxpayers. Prior tax prep experience is not required. Volunteers are needed for a broad range of roles from on-site greeters to …

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—     You are invited to watch a free screening of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 with AARP Nevada! In the sequel, Toula finds her extended family rocked by the revelation that her mother and father were never really married—which, of course, requires an even bigger Greek wedding so they can officially tie the knot! Meanwhile, Toula struggles to spice up her own marriage, and is heartbroken when her daughter wants to go to a distant college to get …